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VIDEO: Fighting for a free press in HK 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:32:09 GMT 
    Thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday during the annual pro-democracy protest that marks Hong Kong's return to China.


VIDEO: Leap second: What does it mean? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:26:25 GMT 
    Midnight will come later tonight, as for the first time in three years, an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.


VIDEO: Products designed to make you happier... 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:02:39 GMT 
    A young designer explains how he has re-configured household objects, to make people feel happy as they use them.


VIDEO: 'There's a bear on my car!' 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:36:22 GMT 
    A family from Montana has had a close encounter with a grizzly bear at Yellowstone National Park. Courtesy David Peters.


VIDEO: Aerial video shows Australia prison riot 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:20:03 GMT 
    Heavily armed police have been sent to a prison on the outskirts of Melbourne following a major riot which officials say may be linked to a smoking ban which begins on Wednesday.


Argentina's lesson for Greece 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:07:13 GMT 
    What lessons can Greece learn from Argentina's default more than a decade ago?


Are Iran’s Sunni neighbours about to race for The Bomb? 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:05:36 GMT 
    Sunni Gulf states fear the outcome of nuclear talks with Iran, with the prospect of a regional nuclear arms race, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly in Manama.


The month that changed America? 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:45:51 GMT 
    Does history change all at once? June 2015 certainly had its singular historic moments - but almost all were the outcome of long-term forces and long-fought battles, says Nick Bryant.


How safe is UK a decade after 7/7? 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:01:01 GMT 
    Almost 10 years since the 7/7 London bomb attacks, is the UK safer or under greater threat?


All Greek to you? Debt jargon explained 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:36:23 GMT 
    Don't know your Drachma from your Troika? We explain some of the the key terms and elements of the Greek debt crisis


Why Tunisia has been targeted 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:44:16 GMT 
    Following the 26 June attack in the Tunisian resort city of Sousse, the BBC's Aidan Lewis looks at the reasons why the country is vulnerable to attacks.


'Leap second' set to delay midnight 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:20:21 GMT 
    Midnight will come later tonight as for the first time in three years an extra second is added to the official time set by atomic clocks.


US ballet dancer makes history 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 18:53:53 GMT 
    The American Ballet Theatre has named Misty Copeland its principal dancer - the first time a black ballerina has held the prestigious role.


Virgin Atlantic to cut 500 jobs 
  Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:20:28 GMT 
    Virgin Atlantic sheds about 500 managerial and support jobs just months after the airline announced a return to profit.


VIDEO: BBC World News business headlines 
  Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:26:18 GMT 
    The latest international business headlines from BBC World News.
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